Mdcat Test Syllabus 2021 and New Paper Pattern Marks Division

MDCAT stands for Medical & Dental College Admission Test which is mandatory to take by those who want to get admission in MBBS or BDS in any medical or dental college and University. MDCAT test is compulsory to secure admission in both the private and public organization. The main purpose of the MDCAT test is to check the ability of candidates who wish to go into the medical field. University of Health Sciences has been conducting the test annually in Lahore. Each year around 55,000 students attempt the test competing for around 3400 seats in public sector medical colleges and around 200 seats in Public sector dental college of Punjab. Mdcat Test Syllabus 2021 and New Paper Pattern Marks Division.

MDCAT Test Syllabus 2021 and New Paper Pattern Marks Division

Mdcat Test Syllabus 2019 and New Paper Pattern Marks Division

The test follows a multiple choice questions format. There are 220 questions in total to be attempted in a duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes. The questions are spread over four sections each section having question related a single subject form one of English, Biology, Physic and Chemistry. Each question carries 5 marks and a wrong answer incurs a penalty of 1 mark. The test has a minimum of 1100 marks.

Paper Pattern:

The test shall consist of one paper containing 220 multiple-choice questions (MCQs)- four options with single best answer- divided into following Four sections;

  1. Biology (88 Mcqs)
  2. Chemistry (58 Mcqs)
  3. Physics (44 Mcqs)
  4. English (General for language proficiency) (30 Mcqs)

Each question carries 05 marks. Total marks, therefore, are 1100. The duration of Test will be 150 minutes (2½ hours).

There will be Negative Marking in the test. For each correct answer, 05 marks will be awarded whereas for each incorrect answer, one (01) mark will be deducted from the total score.

No negative ,marking will be done on not attempting a question.

Section Wise MDCAT Table:

Section Question Duration Distribution of Questions
Chemical and Physical Foundation of Biological System 59 95 Mints ·       10 passage based set of questions

·       4-6 questions per set

15 independent questions

Optional Break 10 mints
Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skill 53 90 Mints ·       9 pssage

·       5-7 questions per passage

Optional Break 30 mints
Biological and Biochemical Foundation of Living Systems 59 95 mints ·       10 passage based sets of questions

·       4.6 questions per set

·       15 independent questions

Optional Break 10 Mints
Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior 59 95 Mints ·       10 passage based sets of questions

·       4-6 questions per set

·       15 independent questions.

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